What to expect
Scheduling and Next Steps
You can call or email our team in order to schedule your visits. Once you are enrolled in our software, you'll even be able to schedule online.
Typically, 10-40 hours of treatment are appropriate, depending on the patient's history, current symptoms, and goals for treatment. The research shows us that repetition is key to seeing the benefits of hyperbaric therapy.
WHAT TO BRING
Your driver’s license, military ID, school ID card with a photograph
If you are a minor (under 18), you must have your parent/guardian with you for your first appointment.
We accept cash, check, credit cards, Apple Pay, Health Savings Accounts
We are unable to accept insurance for off-label hyperbaric treatments.
Please bring your preferred payment medium, as payment will be due at the time of your appointment.
Other Payment Options:
How Long it Will Take
Typical sessions are 60 minutes in length so please allow 70-80 minutes for your entire appointment.
Contraindications to treatment:
Please see our new patient intake forms for these details.
We are pleased to offer a discounted rate at Home2 Suites by Hilton at Drake University for patients needing accommodations during their treatment at Iowa HBOT. This comfortable extended stay hotel is just a 4 minute drive to our clinic.
Use the code below to receive 20% off their Best Available Rate.
Here's the address:
Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University
2650 University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Here are the instructions:
Go to www.home2drake.com
Enter dates for guest’s stay
Click on “Special Rates”
Enter Code 0003340268 in “Corporate Account”
WHAT TO WEAR
We ask that you wear clothing that is comfortable.
Terminology that you may encounter
when seeking out hyperbaric treatments
When you enter a tank for treatment, our clinicians or technicians may use the
term “dive” to describe your experience as your chamber is pressurizing. This term
harkens back to the roots of this treatment modality as being heavily influenced by deep sea diving.
This is a term used to describe the tank being pressurized when you begin
This is a term used decrease pressure in the tank as you are finishing
Atmospheres absolute, unit of pressure
pounds per square inch
We will use an oxygen concentrator to provide additional oxygen
during the treatment.